Call for Entries for FCS Portfolio Awards Now Open

FCS Announces Opening of the 30th Annual FCS Portfolio Awards

The Financial Communications Society (FCS) proudly announces the opening of the prestigious FCS Portfolio Awards, marking its monumental 30th year in celebrating creative excellence in financial marketing, communications and media. Starting January 2, 2024, industry professionals are welcome to submit their best work from 2023, showcasing their achievements in the realm of financial services and fintech marketing.

For three decades, the FCS Portfolio Awards have recognized the most creative, strategic, and impactful campaigns across financial sectors. From groundbreaking digital initiatives to compelling traditional media campaigns, these awards honor the best in class, setting the bar for excellence within the industry. Recent Gold winners include Morgan Stanley, HSBC Bank, Prudential Financial, Invesco, and Citi.  

“We are thrilled to commemorate 30 years of the FCS Portfolio Awards, a testament to the continual evolution and innovation in financial marketing and communications,” said Kevin Windorf, CEO of FCS. “We celebrate the financial industry’s success at harnessing human creativity and intelligence along with technology and data-driven insights to create powerful and enduring work.”

Open to financial services and fintech companies, as well as creative agencies and media companies dedicated to financial marketing, the FCS Portfolio Awards encompass expansive categories, including:

  • Branded Content
  • Branding & Advertising
  • Digital Media
  • Employee Communications
  • Event Marketing
  • External Communications
  • Integrated Marketing
  • Media Strategy
  • Public Relations

The judging panel, comprising dozens of esteemed industry leaders and marketing experts, will evaluate submissions based on strategic effectiveness and creative excellence in conveying complex financial messages to various audiences, including consumers, employees, intermediaries and institutional clients.

The Call for Entries starts January 2 and closes Wednesday, February 21, 2024.

Finalists will be contacted the week of March 18, and the winners of the 30th Annual FCS Portfolio awards will be announced at the FCS Portfolio Gala on Thursday, May 2nd, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City, bringing together over 500 financial marketing, communications, and media professionals.

For more information on submission guidelines, categories, and deadlines, please visit the dedicated Awards webpage.